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Tom McNamara

Tom McNamara

Tom McNamara
Tom was born and raised in Rockford and is a strong advocate for the region with a firm belief in the importance of community service. Tom joined the Agency in 2010 and since joining us he has focused on personal and commercial insurance with expertise in insuring Non Profit organizations. He is the son of John and Barbara McNamara and sibling of Nell, Mary, Dan, Kate & John McNamara. Tom returned to Rockford after receiving his Masters Degree from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Shortly after returning to Rockford, Tom was lucky to find his best friend and the love of his life, Sarah Ann Reed, at the Greenwich Village Art Fair. Sarah and Tom were married in May of 2011 and currently live on Harlem Boulevard. Both Sarah and Tom are strong advocates of Rockford and active community volunteers.

Employment: Eckburg Insurance Group, Agent

Education: John Carroll University, M.S. in Non-Profit Administration (2008) John Carroll University, B.S. in Sociology/Criminology (2005) Boylan Catholic High School (2001)


  • Northwest Community Center – Board of Directors, serves on the executive committee and finance committee (Member since 2008)
  • Rockford Area Arts Council – Board of Directors (Member since 2012)
  • Signal Hill Neighborhood Association – Current Member and Past Vice President (2008–2012)
  • United Way of the Rock River Valley– Serves on the Midtown Neighborhood Grant Committee
  • Next Rockford – Strategy Team Member (Member since 2010)
  • Money Smart Week – Co-Chair (2011)
  • NAACP – Member since 2012
  • League of Women Voters – Member since 2010
  • Friends of the Coronado – Board member since 2013
  • Transform Rockford – Engagement Team focusing on neighborhoods


  • IGNITE Young Professional of The Year (2011)
  • Rockford Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 Leader (2010)